JOPLIN, Mo. —
Jessie Marion Howerton Erickson, age 74, Joplin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Freeman Hospital after an illness.
Jessie was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Joplin, to the late Jessie M. Howerton and Clarabelle P. Jackson Howerton and was a lifetime resident.
She worked as a nurse's aide at several area nursing homes before she retired.
Jessie married Ronald Leroy Erickson on Sept. 5, 1987, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by several extended family members.
Graveside services are planned for Monday at 2 p.m. at Forest Park Cemetery. Rev. Bob Simon will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Online condolences may be made at www.parkermortuary.com